Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy (Second edition) / Edition 2

Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy (Second edition) / Edition 2

by Henry Shue
     
 

Which human rights ought to be the first honored and the last sacrificed? In the first systematic attempt by an American philosopher to address the issue of human rights as it relates to U.S. foreign policy, Henry Shue proposes an original conception of basic rights that illuminates both the nature of moral rights generally and the determination of which specific

See more details below

Overview

Which human rights ought to be the first honored and the last sacrificed? In the first systematic attempt by an American philosopher to address the issue of human rights as it relates to U.S. foreign policy, Henry Shue proposes an original conception of basic rights that illuminates both the nature of moral rights generally and the determination of which specific rights are the basic ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691029290
Publisher:
Center for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Second edition with a New afterword by the author
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
970,431
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Foreword
Introduction5
IThree Basic Rights11
1Security and Subsistence13
2Correlative Duties35
3Liberty65
IIThree Challenges to Subsistence Rights89
4Realism and Responsibility91
5Affluence and Responsibility111
6Nationality and Responsibility131
Afterword: Right-grounded Duties and the International Turn153
Notes181
Bibliography229
Index231

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >